we’re chewing up dots and chasing flashing monsters without asking the question of who’s behind the joystick, where that quarter came from or even what those dots mean
First off, owning a restaurant is a lot like owning a car or a house. You’re gonna say you own it, but in fact, you’re probably just making the payments. And more importantly, at least at the outset, your shop will own you just as much as you supposedly own it. That is a fact.
Your knight in shining armor, doing battle with The House, is your friendly neighborhood bartender.
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I don’t know if you’ve ever been inside a B-17 bomber but it’s an experience for sure. It was called… Read more For The Love Of Logan
Waxing sentimental is definitely my default setting and Santa Anita plays to it in spades. It’s not the chandeliers upstairs,… Read more Frank Panza – Last Of The Great SoCal Bartenders
“Beer is for women, wine for men and rye is for heroes” – Bismarck Even the utterance of the word… Read more The Rise of Ryes
“Because to each one of us is given just so many years, and hence just so many opportunities to enjoy… Read more The Why